Tag: somali piracy

  • IOR intel sharing

    New intel sharing could boost security in region. Nairobi inks Indian Ocean security deal with 6 states By JOHN MUTUA Kenya has signed a deal with six countries that border […]

  • Iran waves sabre

    Iran’s response to US sabre-rattling is to point at its own sword. Iran to Maintain Naval Presence on High Seas – Commander In recent years, the Iranian Navy has increased […]

  • Worrying Somalia UN Report

    A report submitted to the UN paints a worrying picture of dormant piracy off Somalia. Off Somalia: pirate action groups are only dormant Five important acts of piracy During the […]

  • Indian Navy in weapons seizure

    Boat and suspects later released. Indian Navy ship seizes arms and ammunition off Somali coast An Indian Navy ship has seized arms and ammunition off the Somali coast, in a swift anti-piracy operation, officials […]

  • JMSDF to continue patrols

    Good news for convoy escort programme. Japanese govt to expand anti-piracy mission The Japanese government said it would extend its anti-piracy mission in the seas off Somalia for another year. […]

  • Is Somali Piracy Still a Threat?

    Recent incidents causing concern. Somalia: Ten Years On, Is Somali Piracy Still a Threat? By Denys Reva On 6 November the United Nations (UN) Security Council renewed the authorisation for […]

  • Mozambique training boost

    Mutual cooperation in the Indian Ocean increasing. Mozambique naval officers get training from Indian Coast Guard In a first, naval officers from Mozambique have arrived here to undergo training at the Coast […]


    Joint ops follow attack and approaches in region. CTF 151 takes part in surge operations with EU NAVFOR in the Gulf of Aden As part of their missions to provide […]

  • UKMTO issues warnings

    November has got off to an interesting start in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, where UKMTO has reported two approaches on merchant vessels in the last few days. On November 1st, […]

  • Somali stability concerns

    Jubaland, Puntland, Southwest, Galmudug and Hirshabelle regions accuse the government of interfering with regional issues. UN cautions stand-off in Somalia could ruin stabilization efforts The UN top envoy in Somalia […]